Schamberger Family History

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Schamberger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of several places named Schamberg, in particular in Westphalia and the Rhineland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Schwamberger, Hamberger, Schoenberger, Seeberger, Bamberger

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Schamberger Family Origin

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Schamberger Family Occupations

What did your Schamberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schamberger family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schamberger. The most common Schamberger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Schamberger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Stone Mason


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schamberger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schamberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schamberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schamberger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 579 immigration records available for the last name Schamberger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schamberger. For the veterans among your Schamberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schamberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schamberger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schamberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Schamberger in 1959 was 59, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schamberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schamberger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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